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Shaheda Omar is the director of the Teddy Bear Clinic in Parktown, Johannesburg. Picture: Rosetta Msimango
Shaheda Omar is the director of the Teddy Bear Clinic in Parktown, Johannesburg. Picture: Rosetta Msimango

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In the 35 years Shaheda Omar has been in the child protection sector, she has helped more than 6 000 youngsters who have experienced trauma and abuse.

Now the 64-year-old mother of four and grandmother of seven looks back fondly at her decision to follow the path “God put me on”.

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